Research interests:

Keywords: Laser Plasma Interaction, Free Electron Lasers, Plasma Diagnostics, High-intensity lasers, Femtosecond Lasers, Ultrafast Lasers, Ultrashort Lasers, Laser Ablation, Radiation Detection, Plasma, Technology, Laser Diagnostics, Spectrometers, Laser Processing, Diagnostic Equipment, Optics and Lasers, Laser-Matter Interaction, Experimental Particle Physics, Accelerator Mass Spectrometry, Accelerator Physics, Particle Accelerators, Ion Beam Analysis, Electron Beams, Synchrotron Radiation

Career history:

Present: AMS Scientist (Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre)

Active research projects:

Not available

Recent publications:

Freeman, S. P.H.T., Shanks, R. P., Donzel, X., and Gaubert, G. (2015) Radiocarbon positive-ion mass spectrometry. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 361, pp. 229-232. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.04.034)

Shanks, R. P., Ascough, P. L., Dougans, A., Gallacher, P., Gulliver, P., Rood, D. H., Xu, S., and Freeman, S. P.H.T. (2015) Performance of the rebuilt SUERC single-stage accelerator mass spectrometer. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 361, pp. 76-79. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.07.122)

Shanks, R. P., and Freeman, S. P.H.T. (2015) 160keV 26Al-AMS with a single-stage accelerator mass spectrometer. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 361, pp. 307-310. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.07.121)

Shanks, R. P., and Freeman, S. P.H.T. (2015) Sputter-pits casting to measure AMS sample consumption. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 361, pp. 168-172. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.03.060)

Xu, S., Freeman, S. P.H.T., Rood, D. H., and Shanks, R. P. (2015) Decadal 10Be, 26Al and 36Cl QA measurements on the SUERC 5MV accelerator mass spectrometer. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 361, pp. 39-42. (doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.03.064)